Unsolved crimes: West Kelowna

You could have the missing piece of the puzzle that will help the RCMP put someone behind bars. Here are some recent crimes that Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers hope you can help solve by calling our anonymous tips line at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), visit our website at www.crimestoppers.net or text to CRIMES (274637), keyword Ktown.



DATE: March 25, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-14513

The owner of a wheelchair reported its theft to West Kelowna RCMP detachment on March 25, 2014. The wheelchair had been taken sometime overnight from a lift on the back of his van that had been parked in the driveway of a home on the 2500 block of Churchill Road. The wheelchair is described as a black Olympus wheelchair and it had mag wheels (as shown) as opposed to spoke wheels.

If you know anything about this crime, or any other crime, call the Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers’ anonymous tips line at 1-800-222-TIPS or visit our website at www.crimestoppers.net. Your information will be kept confidential and could lead to a reward of up to $2000.00.



DATE: March 24-26, 2014

RCMP FILE: 2014-14323, 14658

A couple of gas thefts have been reported to West Kelowna RCMP in the past week. On March 24th the driver of a semi reported that approximately 400 litres of diesel

($600 worth) had been siphoned from his tractor trailer. The semi had been parked at Glenrosa Road and Highway 97 S from March 20th to 24th. On March 25th the owner of an irrigation company called to report that some of the company vehicles parked on the 3000 block of Sonoma Pines Drive had damage and one of the cars had a drill mark on the gas tank, gas stains on the gravel and an empty fuel tank.


You can help catch these suspects and qualify for a reward by calling Crime Stoppers’ anonymous tips line at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), visit our website at www.crimestoppers.net or text to CRIMES (274637), keyword Ktown.

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